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From Morgan Craft <>
Subject Re: Node.js client for CouchDB
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 16:25:47 GMT
I haven't messed with couchdb much lately, but when I was experimenting
with it and nodejs I was using the cradle library.  However, on the nodeup
podcast everyone seems to recommend Nano as the preferred couchdb lib as of


On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Pulkit Singhal <>wrote:

> Hello Folks,
> What are some good node.js clients for communicating with CouchDB?
> If you are having trouble understanding why I would even want one then just
> imagine that the app will not sit as a design document inside CouchDB but
> rather be elsewhere and simply talking to CouchDB via the node.js client.
> Or imagine that I'm doing TDD test driven development where I want to flesh
> out the user-stories and workflow as nothing more than 10 or 12 calls to
> CouchDB. Now I COULD do this via curl but parsing the output from previous
> JSON responses in a big test driven workflow is not exactly a joyous or
> successful task for me to accomplish.
> So far I've only found nano ( and I find
> myself wondering why someone hasn't simply taken the javascript code that
> runs Futon and dropped it into a node.js module? Has something like this
> been done? Because that would (in my imaginary world) provide a full blown
> client for use within node.js :)

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